NAMBE 2011 will be held at the University of California San Diego located in the San Diego area of La Jolla, California from August 14-17, 2011.
The 28th North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE 2011) is the premier forum for scientific and technological exchange among researchers investigating all types of materials growth using the MBE technique.
This conference showcases important results from fundamental research through technological applications through high-volume and low-cost production. Also featured are the presentations of the MBE Innovator Award, the NAMBE Young Investigator Award, and Best Student Paper awards.
In addition to a diverse technical program, vendors will exhibit the latest equipment available related to material growth and characterization. The exhibit will surround the coffee breaks and poster presentations, providing many opportunities for discussions between attendees and vendors.
Welcome to University of California, San Diego. Founded in 1960, U.C. San Diego is one of the nation’s most accomplished research universities, widely acknowledged for its local impact, national influence and global reach. The campus, on 1,200 acres of coastal woodland, is ideally located near the Pacific Ocean, the U.S.-Mexico border and the Pacific Rim. U.C. San Diego is renowned for its collaborative, diverse and cross-disciplinary ethos that transcends traditional boundaries in science, arts and the humanities. The university’s award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs. A leader in climate science research, U.C. San Diego is one of the greenest universities in the nation and promotes sustainability solutions throughout the region and the world.
As of Fall 2010, the total campus enrollment is almost 30,000, with 23,000 undergraduates and 7,000 graduate students. U.C. San Diego’s annual revenues are $2.6 billion. 22% of this total is from the federal government for research; 11.5% is from the State of California for education. Its total research expenditures for 2010-2011 are over $1 billion. The National Science Foundation ranks U.C. San Diego 6th in the nation in R&D expenditures.
The conference venue is at Price Center, the hub of U.C. San Diego campus life, providing students and the U.C. San Diego community with spaces to eat, shop, play, relax, meet, and belong. The expansion of the Price Center has earned the 2010 merit award for architecture from the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), the nation’s largest state architectural organization. The oral sessions will be in one ballroom, while the poster sessions and exhibitors will be in the adjacent ballroom.
NAMBE 2011 General Chair
Charles W. Tu, U.C. San Diego
NAMBE 2011 Conference Office